The Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF sponsers the Anesthesia Interest Group (AIG).
Developed for UCSF medical students interested in learning about the specialty of anesthesia, the AIG helps keep you informed and in contact with the Department. A wide range of resources and activities are designed for those seriously considering anesthesia as a career as well as those just curious about the specialty.
The AIG welcomes all UCSF students regardless of interest and requires no obligation.
If you are interested in being included, please respond to Marie Lim, administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AIG will:
Keep you informed about Departmental events such as visiting professors and meetings;
Provide student membership in the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the specialty's primary professional society, to keep you informed about current issues in anesthesia. A subscription to the journal Anesthesiology is included;
Sponsor dinner seminars to discuss the specialty of anesthesia, the application/matching process and other relevant issues;
Facilitate informal visits with faculty and residents;
Facilitate visiting various anesthesia venues to explore the specialty;
Facilitate advising and choosing a residency.